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Bill Grady
September 15, 2017 - 4:43 am
By some in Kansas City politics, Steve Glorioso was considered a visionary. Glorioso died at Research Medical Center. He was 70. "I moved here in 1992, and Steve was already legendary in his abilities and his love for Kansas City and his love for strategy and politics in general," said Richard...
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E.J. Becker
September 14, 2017 - 3:45 pm
Our person of the week: Chris Ripper. He's taken the lead to help brighten the lives of infants who suffer from Plagiocephaly. That's a common condition that results in a flat spot on a baby's head. If it doesn't self correct by age 4 months, the child dons a molded helmet. And that's where Chris...
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Bill Grady
September 14, 2017 - 7:40 am
Not all teachers carry licenses and stand in front of classrooms, as one Metro boy proves on a daily basis. It's hard to be in the company of Ian Browne-McClain without smiling; which he does, a lot. The 14-year-old 8th grader from St Agnes School in Roeland Park is not defined by Down Syndrome...
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Michael Ronnebaum
September 14, 2017 - 7:18 am
As Kansas City officials advocate for a new terminal at Kansas City International airport, there are some people who remain unconvinced the project is necessary or wise. Patrick Tuohey is a resident of Kansas City, Missouri and a spokesman for the Show Me Institute, a think tank that promotes free...
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September 14, 2017 - 7:03 am
You can goodbye to Missouri Gas Energy, at least in name. The utility is one of a handful that have been acquired by St. Louis-based Spire. "Our promise was to change the names of all of our natural gas utility companies," said Suzanne Sitherwood, Spire CEO. "September 25 is "Go Orange Day," and...
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September 13, 2017 - 4:55 am
State lawmakers are planning a community forum in Leavenworth County to talk about a planned chicken slaughterhouse that has some people upset. Tyson Foods plans to spend $320 million on a processing facility near Tonganoxie, and that is not setting well with a number of people. There are several...
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Bill Grady
September 13, 2017 - 4:36 am
With the KCI election just under eight weeks away, some city officials are thinking about the charter that allows citizens to place issues on the ballot. Placing an initiative on the ballot in Kansas City requires certified petition signatures equal to five percent of the total number of votes cast...
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Jim Cunningham
September 12, 2017 - 7:07 am
The stage is set for the return of U2 to Kansas City's Arrowhead Stadium Tuesday night. It is the third time the band from Dublin has performed in Kansas City. The current concert tour is unique in that it celebrates the 30-year anniversary of "The Joshua Tree" album. The show will be more intimate...
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Bill Grady
September 12, 2017 - 6:45 am
Planned Parenthood scored a legal victory in Missouri, but now, there are other concerns. A preliminary federal injunction allows the Midtown Kansas City clinic to start performing non-surgical abortions next week. Planned Parenthood announced Monday that it would offer the expanded abortion...
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Marc LaVoie
September 12, 2017 - 6:23 am
Kansas City's mayor, Sly James, spent more than a full hour in studio Tuesday on Kansas City's Morning News. The mayor took questions from listeners about the latest developments with a new terminal at Kansas City International Airport. James is a vocal supporter of modernizing the airport. James...
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